Ebola threatens preventable children deaths: UN

UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac highlighted the threat facing children in West Africa, who he said may die from preventable diseases as an indirect result of the Ebola virus. Duration: 01:17 Sep 4, 2014

Last Angolan refugees begin return from DR Congo

Tens of thousands of Angolans living in the Democratic Republic of Congo were set to return home, for some after more than 50 years in exile, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday. Duration: 00:53 Sep 3, 2014

Venezuelan president Maduro shakes up cabinet

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday replaced Rafael Ramirez as head of the country's state oil giant PDVSA and appointed him as foreign minister. Ramirez was also relieved of his role as the oil minister. Duration: 00:50 Sep 3, 2014

Obama: NATO must send support message to Ukraine

US President Barack Obama urges NATO to send an "unmistakable message of support" to Ukraine and calls on members of the military alliance to "step up" to their responsibilities ahead of a NATO summit in Wales. Duration: 01:01 Sep 3, 2014

Clashes in Abidjan over slum demolition

Clashes erupted on Tuesday in Abidjan between security forces and slum residents opposed to its demolition, after flooding in June and July saw 40 people killed. Duration: 00:50 Sep 3, 2014

Mixed reactions flow over Rajnath Singhs statement on maoists

New Delhi/ Raipur/ Hyderabad, Sep 03 (ANI): Mixed reactions flowed on Wednesday over Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s remark on handling Maoism in affected areas. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that the government is making all efforts to curb naxalism in the country. Congress leader Ajit Jogi said that the way in which Home Minister has called for solving the problem is not correct. Meanwhile, Naxal Sympathiser Swami Agnivesh strongly condemned Singh’s statement saying that this is not the way in which terrorism can be handled. Sep 3, 2014

Police on alert for upcoming assembly polls in Kashmir

Kathua, Sep 03 (ANI): Police beefed up security to ensure safe and smooth conducting of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, said a senior official on Wednesday. While inaugurating a hostel in Kathua district, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajendra Kumar said with strict vigil of security forces, several elections in the past have taken place peacefully. He added that the upcoming assembly elections will be smooth like the parliamentary elections early this year. He also ensured that security forces are equipped enough to check infiltration as well as retaliate to any ceasefire violations along the international border. He added that that the Election Commission was yet to conduct its surveillance in the region. Sep 3, 2014